Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
535 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

ORZ006-WAZ039-090000-
/O.CON.KPQR.WI.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-161209T0000Z/
GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...
GRESHAM...VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL
535 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE GREATER PORTLAND AND
VANCOUVER METRO AREA UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* EAST METRO AND IN THE WEST HILLS: EAST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* ELSEWHERE IN THE METRO AREA: EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS 35 TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING: STRONGEST WINDS LIKELY TO BE THIS MORNING.

* WIND CHILL: MAINLY IN THE TEENS AND 20S.

* IMPACTS: TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES HAVE ALREADY BEEN
  REPORTED. THE WINDS MAY MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AT
  TIMES...PARTICULARLY ON NORTH-SOUTH BRIDGES SUCH AS THE
  INTERSTATE BRIDGE ALONG INTERSTATE 5 AND THE GLENN JACKSON
  BRIDGE ALONG INTERSTATE 205.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH. WINDS OF
THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

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